My plan for the coming term

In the coming term, I intend, as your Senator, to focus my work on finding solutions to the long-term structural challenges our state faces. With a growing economy, a $100 million surplus, and an increased rainy-day fund, I believe that we can, and we must, invest in the following efforts. 1. Reduce the high cost […]

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Republicans Force Haphazard Fetal Homicide Bill through Legislature

Republicans Force Haphazard Fetal Homicide Bill through Legislature CONCORD –Senator Donna Soucy (D-Manchester), Deputy Democratic Leader in the Senate, released the following comments after Senate Republicans forced passage of SB 66, legislation that establishes a fetal homicide law in New Hampshire, using last minute, improper Senate procedure: “This Republican bill has been plagued with issues […]

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Senate Democrats Statement on Republican Budget Agreement

Senate Democrats Statement on Republican Budget Agreement CONCORD – Today, after House and Senate Republicans signed off on their budget proposal, Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn (D-Whitefield) released the following comments: “Democrats have made it very clear: we will not support a budget that asks working people to dig further into their wallets while the […]

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Senate Democrats Respond to Eleventh Hour Attack on Women’s Health in State Budget

Senate Democrats Respond to Eleventh Hour Attack on Women’s Health in State Budget   CONCORD— Senate Democrats released the following statement following a series of late night, surprise amendments introduced by Senate Republicans to codify restrictions to women’s reproductive health in the Senate budget:   “It’s a disturbing reality that in 2017, women in the […]

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Senate Democrats Statement on Senate Republican Budget

Senate Democrats Statement on Senate Republican Budget   CONCORD – Today, the Senate passed their version of the budget on a party line vote of 14-9. After the vote, Senate Democrats released the following comments:   “This budget creates an artificial, trumped-up surplus to sell the biggest Republican ruse of all, that slashing taxes for […]

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